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Malcolm Butler ready for a fresh start in Year 2 with Titans: 'I know Nashville and I know hot chicken'

Malcolm Butler is focusing on 2019 and not letting a poor first season in Tennessee get him down

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

#Illini rolling at the half, up 64-25 over Gazzada All-Stars.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

Pregame note: Fighting Illini senior Andres Feliz freshman Kofi Cockburn will not join the team in Italy due to visa issues that were unable to be resolved. Illinois Basketball (@IlliniMBB) August 7, 2019 Feliz is in the Dominican...

Illinois Basketball: Getting Nichols and Griffin going would be huge for Illini

The Illinois basketball team is overseas sightseeing and playing a few exhibition games to get primed for the upcoming season. It has been an interesting few days with most of the Illini taking in all of the great culture from around the world. But I say most Illini because Kofi Cockburn and Andres Feliz couldnt [] Illinois Basketball: Getting Nichols and Griffin going would be huge for Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

Varese, Day 2 - #Illini all over CUS Insubria https://t.co/KlBZSto6o0 pic.twitter.com/YoSdHdt7Z9 Illini Report (@IlliniReport) August 7, 2019...

Illini Basketball: Hoops Recruiting

Illinois makes the top 6 for DC based PG Ishmael Leggett https://t.co/CVHNprqLza UIHoopsRecruits (@UIHoopsRecruits) August 7, 2019...

Illinois Football: Lovie Smith talks about Illini QB situation

There was a lot to unpack from the Illinois football press conference yesterday with Lovie Smith. Most of the unpacking of this press conference was coach-speak. Usually, that is the case considering we are only four practices into training camp. But there were some tidbits throughout the half-hour QA with the media that I found [] Illinois Football: Lovie Smith talks about Illini QB situation - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Rutgers Player to Watch: Raheem Blackshear

When a player leads a team in both rushing and receiving, you don’t have much of a choice but to watch him.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

We started off the Italy Tour with a dominating W.

Illini Football: Illinois Football

We found @WCIA3sports's newest reporter, @IlliniFootball freshman Marquez Beason asking hard-hitting questions to @i_williams11. #Illini pic.twitter.com/9t4OuQmCNW Illinois Athletics (@IlliniAthletics) August 6, 2019 The most important thing I learned at #Illini media day was that OC Rod Smith likes to...

Illini basketball wins big in opening game of Italy trip

VARESE, Italy — The University of Illinois opened its four-game Italy Tour by dominating CUS Insubria, 118-56, on Tuesday night.

How Isaiah Williams fell in love with being a quarterback and is competing for starting role for Illinois football

CHAMPAIGN — In seventh grade, Isaiah Williams grabbed the wheel of his JFL team, moved to quarterback and lead the team to the league Super Bowl.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

#Illini off to a great start in Italy. pic.twitter.com/cZmAiziZAl Illinois Basketball (@IlliniMBB) August 6, 2019 Scoring totals for the #Illini in tonight's Game 1 victory over CUS Insubria:Dosunmu - 27Bezhanishvili - 18Frazier - 17Nichols - 17Griffin - 14Griffith -...

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Target increase coming for Dede Westbrook, Chris Godwin and Christian Kirk

Heath Cummings unveils his projected target leaders for wide receiver and tight end as well as who he expects to see an increase or decrease.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

#Illini are getting a stretch in with Fletch here in Varese before taking on CUS Insubria. Kofi Cockburn Andres Feliz are still in Miami due to visa issues and will miss tonight's game. Assistant coach Jamall Walker is...

Illinois Basketball: Former Illini makes it to TBT championship game

The Basketball Tournament is entering their championship game but not without a little Illinois basketball flair to it. Carmens Crew, a team made up of mostly of former Ohio State players, will go up against the Golden Eagles, which is a team made up of mostly former Marquette players. These two teams will face off [] Illinois Basketball: Former Illini makes it to TBT championship game - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Jalen Ramsey has two teams in mind if he ever leaves the Jaguars, including a divisional rival

Here's what the Jags' star corner had to say about possible future destinations

Guys We’re Hyped to See: Ricky Smalling

The Illini’s best wideout the past two years. Time for a big year three.

Illini Football: Illinois Football

Wow - really great series from Isaiah Williams with the first string. Great swing pass, great throw on a short out, zipped pass to Holmes for a first down. MUCH better than yesterday. Robert (@ALionEye) August 4, 2019 After...

Dre Brown embracing 'old man' role for Illinois football

URBANA — On Sunday evening the Illinois football Twitter account posted a video of a long touchdown run by Dre Brown with the caption: "Old man Brown can still scoot."

Guys We’re Hyped to See: The QBs (Not Named Isaiah Williams)

Isaiah Williams looks to be a savior to this program, but what about the other three QBs on scholarship?

Meet the Division III star who used a YouTube video and USB drives of his games to land with a Big Ten team

Austin Hutcherson will make the jump from Wesleyan University to Illinois after signing with the Illini this weekend